Behind the scenes of the creation of three movie projects collectively known as The Impact Factor. This episode talks about Shonda Rhimes, and her book “The Year Of Yes”, the instant New York Times bestseller from the creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder as Shonda shares how saying YES changed her life, the fear of saying yes and unconventional values.
The War of Art has inspired people around the world to defeat “Resistance”; to recognize and knock down dream-blocking barriers and to silence the naysayers within us. Resistance kicks everyone’s butt and it’s trying to kick mine. To make it worse, all creative types experience “resistance” from not only the inside, […]
Logline: A diverse group of Philadelphia residents try to live significant lives as they collide in interweaving stories of impact. FIRST STEP: Create the Story and Lock in the Script I’ve completed the first draft of my feature narrative screenplay, called “The Impact Factor.” It’s a drama about a diverse group […]
Interesting insights today on “Audience Perspective and Feedback”. After recently completing principal filming for the Impact Manifesto Short Film, I quickly did a rough edit and sent a preview to 6 close and respected friends, marketing experts and thought leaders for feedback. The responses were detailed and specific and very […]
Shel Horowitz is working on his 10th book, Guerrilla Marketing to Heal the World (Morgan James, 2016)” and asked me the question … “Can you give me 500 to 1500 words (shorter is better) on how the work you’re doing allows the business community to profit while meaningfully addressing hunger, poverty, war, and/or catastrophic climate change?”
KICKSTARTER INFO: I’m kicking around Kickstarter Rewards for the crowdfunding campaign for The Impact Factor movie. In Yancey Strickler’s Creative Mornings presentation, he explains how a project that reaches 30% funding has a 90% chance of being successfully completed, so it’s a good idea to have 30% of your rewards […]